How we see the future can make us depressed today

http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/eGV-usxmS40/150612103808.htm

A pessimistic view of the future may not be the result of depression but the cause of it. Researchers carried out a review of the literature on depression and ‘prospection’ — the mental representation of possible futures. From it they propose that three kinds of faulty prospection can drive depression.

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